Book List in Order: 13 titles

  • This multicultural children's book contains both English and Japanese script along with beautiful, colorful illustrations. Circus Day in Japan is the warmly-illustrated story of an exciting day spent by two Japanese children, Joji-chan and Koko-chan,...


  • When the bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, Mieko's nearby village was turned into ruins, and her hand was badly injured. Mieko loves to do calligraphy more than anything, but now she can barely hold a paintbrush. And she feels as if she has lost somethin...



  • One day, a beautiful cat with soft golden fur came to visit Dang and his sister Malee, who lived in Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand. It happened to be on Children's Day, a holiday that is celebrated with free rides and free things to eat for al...


  • The moving story of Sadako Sasaki, a young survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bomb, and her courageous struggle against leukemia is highlighted by hauntingly beautiful pastel illustrations by the Caldecott Medalist for Lon Po Po. ...


  • Ariel would love to be in the basket of Lucky Star on the day of the big balloon race against Bernard the Brave. Her mother, Carlotta the Great, is the best lady balloonist in America. But Ariel's parents think she is too young. Little do they know ...


  • It's the time of the gold rush, and Chang has come with his grandfather to California from China. Chang's dream is to own a horse of his own. With luck ... and a little gold dust ... that wish just might come true....


  • California,here we come!Faith's Pa says there's no room on a wagon train for Josefina, a chicken who's too tough to eat and too old to lay eggs. But Faith loves her pet. Can Josefina show Pa that she still has a few surprises left in her?...







  • Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy....